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Unknown Artist


Late 19th century
Wood, metal

43 in. x 24 in. x 19 in. (109.22 cm x 60.96 cm x 48.26 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: Deanery.312
Classification: Furnishings and Furniture; Furniture; Chair
Collection: Deanery Collection, M. Carey Thomas Collection

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  • armchairs - Term applied to a wide variety of chairs with arms, to distinguish them from side chairs which have no arms.
  • carvings - Refers to works executed by cutting a figure or design out of a solid material such as stone or wood. It typically refers to works that are relatively small in size, are part of a larger work, or are not considered art. For large and medium-sized three-dimensional works of art, use the broader term "sculpture" or another appropriate term.
  • curule legs - X-shaped legs based on Roman chair design, used on Federal and other classically inspired furnishings.
  • slat-back chairs - Chairs with horizontal slats across the back.
  • wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.

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